BEEF PITA BURGERS

BEEF PITA BURGERS

 

SERVES 4 | 20 MINS PREP | 16 MINS COOK TIME

 

INGREDIENTS

 

500g premium beef mince

  • 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • A pinch of chilli flakes

 

TO SERVE

  • 1 cup plain unsweetened yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp mint leaves, shredded
  • 4 pita bread
  • Lettuce
  • 100g blue vein cheese, crumbled

 

METHOD

 

Place all patty ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Season and shape into 4 large patties.

Heat a dash of oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat or heat a barbecue plate until hot. 

Cook the patties for 16-18 minutes, turning and cooking the sides as well until they are cooked through.

Mix together the yoghurt and mint.

Warm or toast the pitas.

Place salad leaves moistened with a little yoghurt and mint dressing into the pita, follow with the beef patty and a scattering of blue cheese.

Serve with remaining yoghurt and mint dressing in a small bowl.

 

Recipe and photo thanks to recipes.co.nz

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